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Chapter 4




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English Explore the legends of Hercules. Based on the myths surrounding him, was he a good or bad character? Justify your answer. Why do you think he has gone down in history as a hero?

Explore the style of and agenda behind Roman public portratiture. Using examples, compare and contrast modern political portrayals with Roman ones.

Math Explain the mathematical and physical principles behind a Roman arch or dome. Explain why they will support weight; illustrate if you deem necessary.
Science Explain how/ why Pompeii was so well preserved by the explosion of Vesuvius. What physical and scientific factors make Pompeii possible?
Misc. List 15 words or terms used in modern life which derive from Greek and Roman deities, geography, or terminology. Give the Greek/ Roman context and then the modern one.




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